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Life after dredge. Saving our seabeds the Norwegian økosystem way. by Vicky Allan September 30, 2019   |  Source : Herald Scotland  | Copyright : 2019 Herald & Times Group

When Dave Stinson began clam diving off the coast of Norway in 2002 he was struck by the quantity of life he was seeing. Sea cucumbers, flatfish, corals, sea urchins. It reminded him of what he found off the coast of Scotland when he began diving 45 years...

Seadrift community members reflect on racism at documentary screening by Morgan O'Hanlon September 30, 2019   |  Source : VA  | Copyright : 2019 victoriaadvocate.com

Over 40 years have passed since the August day when Sau Van Nguyen fatally shot Billy Joe Aplin. A crowd of 50 gathered Sunday to watch a screening of “Seadrift,” a film documenting the racism leading to and resulting from the shooting. The directo...

Wann, Alapa‘i accept Equator Prize in NYC September 30, 2019   |  Source : The Garden Island  | Copyright : 2019 TheGardenIsland.com. All rights reserved.

As many Hawaiians await Gov. David Ige’s release of its Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Areas proposal for public hearings and input, representatives of that effort were recently in New York City to accept global recognition for their work. The t...

Oil company will pay $100 million for damaging Louisiana coast by Karen Savage September 30, 2019   |  Source : Climate Liability News  | Copyright : 2019 Newsmag

An oil drilling company has agreed to pay the state of Louisiana for damaging the state’s coast. The company, Freeport McMoRan, and its affiliates will pay $100 million in cash and environmental credits over the next several years, according to John ...

Why illegal fishing in Indonesia is making fishballs in Singapore more expensive by Desmond Ng September 30, 2019   |  Source : CNA  | Copyright : Mediacorp 2019. Mediacorp Pte Ltd.

Fried, boiled or steamed, Singaporeans consume well over a million fishballs every day. But if you haven’t noticed, fishball prices have been steadily rising over the years - in supermarkets for example, fishballs are now 30 per cent more expensive ...

Ireland on watch to protect sea borders amid Brexit fears for fishing by Simon Carswell September 30, 2019   |  Source : Irish Times  | Copyright : 2019 THE IRISH TIMES

The Irish Naval Service and Air Corps are being primed to protect Irish sea fishing areas and vessels in a no-deal Brexit amid industry fears of tensions between EU and non-EU trawlers. The UK crashing out of the EU without a deal would shut off Britis...

Europe's largest marine protected area proposed September 30, 2019   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2019 BBC

Europe's largest marine protected area (MPA) has been proposed for an area of deep sea off the Western Isles. The Scottish government has started a public consultation on the plan, which involves an area of 41,611 sq miles (107,773 sq km). Coral ree...

Inuit group and NGOs renew calls for Arctic heavy fuel oil ban by Levon Sevunts September 27, 2019   |  Source : RCI  | Copyright : Radio Canada International 2018

An Inuit organization and a coalition of environmental NGOs renewed Wednesday their call for urgent action to ban ships sailing in the Arctic from using and carrying heavy fuel oil (HFO) to reduce black carbon emissions and risks of a devastating spill in...

North Korea completes new environmental protection, disaster risk reduction plans by Dagyum Ji September 27, 2019   |  Source : NK.News.org  | Copyright : 2019, Korea Risk Group (NK Consulting Inc.). All Rights Reserved

The North Korean government this year established and completed its 2019-2030 national environment protection and disaster risk reduction strategies, the country’s state media reported on Friday. The announcement was made by an unnamed North Korean c...

Our diets must change to halt nature loss, says UN biodiversity chief by Adam Vaughan September 27, 2019   |  Source : New Scientist  | Copyright : © Copyright New Scientist Ltd.

Next year is a crunch moment for efforts to stem humanity’s destruction of nature. So far, efforts are failing miserably, with a landmark UN report in May finding that our activities have put a million species at risk of extinction. Fauna and flora a...

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